She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her sons; David and Jeffery Kotara, her brothers; John, Tommy, and Victor Skloss, her great granddaughter; Hope Elizabeth Kotara, and her sister Cecelia Niemietz.
She is survived by her sons; Raymond Kotara and wife Annette of Karnes City, Richard Kotara and wife Rosemarie of La Vernia, and Larry Kotara and wife Lisa of Falls City, her daughter; Diane Sifuentes and husband Philip of Angleton, her grandchildren; Scott Kotara, Brian Kotara and wife Jennifer, Stephen Kotara and wife Candice, Scott E. Kotara, Cody Kotara, and Michael Joaquin Sifuentes, and her great grandchildren; Jarran Kotara, Nova Kotara, Gilbert Salas III, and Jaylin Cantu. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law; Lucille Kopecki, Della Drzymala, Annie Skloss, Doris Barrier, and Sally Skloss, numerous nieces and nephews, and her best friend Buddy Kotara who always kept her company.
A Rosary was recited at 7 PM, Thursday, July 14, 2011 at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Cestohowa. A Mass was recited at 10 AM, Friday, July 15, 2011 at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Cestohowa. Burial followed at the Cestohowa Cemetery. Services entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home, Karnes City; 800-780-3334. You are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.